The top ten things about having grandma and grandpa move in with the family


Now that the larger dimensions of the Wall Street apocalypse are emerging, some things are coming into focus. For example, over the next few months, thrift is going to become the new black, the job title "party planner" is going to be replaced by the job title "french fry technician," and your parents might start talking about the need for greater family togetherness. As you find yourself coming to terms with lowered expectations and a more crowded house, it could be worthwhile to consider the bright side of having mom and pop take over the guest bedroom:

1. Remember all the smartass comments your parents laid on you when you moved back in after college? Well, it's time to dust them off!

2. Admit it: you were starting to miss the dulcet tones of James Taylor.